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Metro Seeks Members For Accessibility Committee

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WMATA is looking soliciting handicapped Metro riders for a committee to review the transit service's accessibility.
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WMATA is looking soliciting handicapped Metro riders for a committee to review the transit service's accessibility.

Metro is seeking new members for the Metro Elderly and Disabled Transportation Advisory committee -- a body that weighs in on ways to improve the transit experience for senior citizens and people with disabilities.

The 20-member panel includes six members each from Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. There are also two at-large seats.

Positions on the committee are currently open for disabled or elderly riders from the District, Alexandria, Fairfax and Arlington counties and Prince George's and Montgomery counties.

The deadline for applications is April 29.

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'The Terror Years' Traces The Rise Of Al-Qaida And ISIS

Lawrence Wright's new book collects his essays for The New Yorker on the growth of terrorism in the Middle East, from the Sept. 11 attacks to the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers.
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Berkeley's Soda Tax Appears To Cut Consumption Of Sugary Drinks

According to a new study, the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there's uncertainty about whether the effect will be permanent.
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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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